Megan Daymond is a crime author, writer and advocate for survivors of childhood cancer. Her debut crime novel JUST PLAY ALONG is the first book in the Andy Knight Series, based in Sydney’s Northern Beaches – published February 2018.
Megan is an advocate for survivors of childhood cancer, raising awareness of the long-term side effects of childhood cancer treatments. Through her blog Megan shares the challenges of her own journey as a survivor of childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia; writing about her own personal experiences in the hope that other survivors may be able to relate to them as well as raising awareness about certain issues that face adult survivors of childhood cancer today.
Megan has a background in health and fitness; formerly working as a remedial massage therapist and personal trainer. She also completed the first year of a Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Diagnostic Imaging), but discontinued the course to pursue her writing career. In 2013 she completed an editing and publishing course and had the unique opportunity of working in the book publishing industry as a Mac Operator / Typesetter at HarperCollinsPublishers in Sydney (2013–2015).
Physical limitations have affected Megan’s career choices over the last fifteen years. She currently works from home in Western Sydney, Australia, where she continues to write her crime fiction series.